Master Chief Theodore Hull Miller, 67 years of age; born in Buffalo, NY, however, spent his formative years in Phoenix, AZ, passed away the morning of May 12th, 2022 in Menifee, CA.
Ted enjoyed a 21-year Naval career, spending the majority of his time in various VAW squadrons including initial training at RVAW-110, followed by tours with VAW-112, VAW-114, a brief time with VAW-115 assisting in the transition from the E-2B to the E-2C Hawkeye and then an instructor tour at VAW-110 where he earned Sailor of the Year accolades. Ted was also stationed in Washington DC as the AE/AT Chief and Senior Chief Rating Assignment Detailer at BUPERS. After this tour he went to VAW-116 where he was selected for Master Chief Petty Officer. Ted spent abbreviated tours in a F-14 and EA-6B squadron as well as a sea tour with HSL-33.
Ted is pre-deceased by the love of his life, Karen Miller and his brothers, Michael, Christopher and a sister, Amy. He is survived by his daughter, Stacy Williams of Scottsdale, AZ along with his siblings, Sally, Becky and David, all of the greater Phoenix, AZ area.
Ted loved being in the Navy, often saying it was the best years of his life. He also loved music of any type, was a self-proclaimed ‘hippy’ and thoroughly enjoyed the many French Bulldogs he had over there years. Internment will be at Miramar National Cemetery at a later date.
5/17/2022 01:37:00 am
May you rest in peace shipmate. I cross the threshold of 67 next month and I'm still dodging the Grimm Reaper. Sure does remind me of my own mortality. Prayers for the family. I'm still on watch.
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